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Guy F. Atkinson Distinguished Lecture Series

 

Note: The list below also includes some non-DLS lectures.

 

Location:

Frederick Albert Sutton Building


115 South 1460 East Room 295 


Salt Lake City, UT

 

Time:

Unless noted below, all lectures are held on Thursdays at 4:00 pm in 295 FASB with a meet the speaker at 3:30 pm in 2nd floor Confluence lobby. 


Day Date Presenter  Presentation
TH 1/10 & 1/17 U of U Students GeoSlam Part 1 & 2
TH 1/24 Cin-Ty Lee, Rice University Mountains to basins & the making of a continent 
TH 1/31 David Polly, Indiana University Punctuated equilibrium and Earth system processes:  A new look at Gould’s Pleistocene snails from Bermuda
TH 2/7 Betsy Mason, Science Journalist The Stories Maps Tell
TH 2/14 Frank Forcino, Western Carolina University  The general public’s understanding of geology compared with belief in pseudoscientific abilities of gemstones and crystals
TH 2/21 McKenzie Skiles, Assistant Professor, Deptartment of Geography, U of U Implications of a shrinking Great Salt Lake for dust on snow deposition in the Wasatch Mountains
M

2/25 @ 3pm

Cecilia Bitz, Professor, Atmospheric Sciences, University of Washington

Special Lecture: Arctic Amplification: Local versus Remote Causes and Consequences

M 2/25 Ali Bramson, Geodesy Faculty Hire  Candidate The Icy Mid-Latitudes of Mars
T 2/26 Ali Bramson, Geodesy Faculty Hire  Candidate

Technical Talk @ 11-11:45am (303 FASB)

T 2/26 Aradhna Tripat, Associate Professor of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences, Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, UCLA

GCSC Seminar @ 4pm (ASB 210),  “Frontiers in the study of past climate and environmental change: From new tracers to piloting a new inclusive science model"

Technical Talk @ 1pm (FASB 303)  “Glacial climate from clumped isotope thermometry”

TH 2/28 Eric Lindsey, Geodesy Faculty Hire  Candidate Portrait of an earthquake: Dense geodetic data reveal the physics of faulting in the Himalaya
F 2/29 Eric Lindsey, Geodesy Faculty Hire  Candidate Technical Talk @ 11-11:45am (303 FASB)
M 3/4 Tonie VanDam, Geodesy Faculty Hire  Candidate Geodesy Research
T 3/5 Tonie VanDam, Geodesy Faculty Hire  Candidate Technical Talk @ 11-11:45am (303 FASB)
TH 3/7 Lujendra Ojha, Geodesy Faculty Hire  Candidate Insight into Geological Evolution of Terrestrial Planets from Remote Sensing Data
F 3/8 Lujendra Ojha, Geodesy Faculty Hire  Candidate Technical Talk @ 11-11:45am (303 FASB)
 TH 3/14 None SPRING BREAK
 TH 3/21 Timo Heister, Assistant Professor , Dept of Mathematics, U of U An Introducation to the Mantle Convection Community Project ASPECT
TH 3/28 Jade Star Lackey, Pomona College, CA Andradite Skarn Garnet: Unusual Insight Into the Hydrothermal Realm & World Above
TH 4/4 Jerry Schuster, KAUST TBA 
TH

4/11

Jamie Barnes, University of Texas-Austin, GeoPRISMS Distinguished Speaker  A geochemical glimpse into hydrothermal systems
H 4/18 Anke Friedrich, University of Munich  TBA
       

 

Last Updated: 3/18/19